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    Lot of Seven 17th Century English Manuscript Documents as follows: Will of Abbe (?) Jenson, one page, 9" x 6.5", Warter, York County, August 9, 1601. Vellum with folds, overall soiling. Ink still bold and quite legible, good condition; Bond between Thomas Barbor and John Langford, vellum, one page with docketing, 28" x 16", Bedford County, June 17, 1607. Light soiling with small areas of loss along horizontal folds, very good condition; Deed between Thomas Broome and William Chiseldyne, vellum, one page with docketing, 13" x 10.5", Manton, February 3, 1619. Folds, soiling and moderate browning, very good condition; Separate vellum document, also between Broome and Chiseldyne, vellum, 2 pp., 8" x 2.75". Uneven edges, heavy browning, good condition; Deed between Thomas Westropp, Thomas Bolles and Richard Osbaldeston regarding land in Cornebrough, one page with docketing, 24" x 16.5", vellum, August 28, 1627. Light soiling, folds, else fine condition; Deed between Mary Teague and John Stedman, Sallop, one page with docketing, 23" x 17", September 28, 1686. Two small areas of paper loss, splits along folds, good condition; Bond between Elizabeth Slingsby of St. James in the Field and William Mead of London, one page with docketing, 12" x 8", May 29, 1699, Light soiling, else fine condition. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    October, 2006
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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